무궁화

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Korean[edit]

무궁화

Etymology[edit]

Hanja in this word

Literally "eternal flower," from 무궁 (mugung, “eternity”, 無窮) and (hwa, “flower”, ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

무궁화 (mugunghwa) (hanja 無窮花)

  1. Hibiscus syriacus; a rose of Sharon (a national symbol of Korea).
  2. semi-express train.

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